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for the america's cup world series. john races here and is one of the skippers. good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: you were out yesterday for the practice. what were the conditions like? >> obviously san fran is in a heat wave at the moment. >> reporter: that is not always ideal for sailing? >> no. the winds tend to lift when it is this hot in the city. yesterday we were out on the big boat. >> reporter: you are competing in the america's cup next summer. this is the 45 right now. these have a top speed of 30 knots. how fast can you get them? >> we will be up there in the 30s. maybe a bit more. we have a good breeze forecast today. unfortunately for everyone, the heat is coming to a bit of an end. it will start cooling again. >> reporter: you are the bowman on the boat. i think people will be surprised when you are doing this, your heart rate can get as high as 180. what makes it so physical? >> oh, these little boats are powerful. the loads on the sails are up there. we're trying to do everything as fast as we can. you know, there's a lot of winding on the winchels.
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
estimate. >> reporter: john kerry playing romney in the weekend rehearsal. looking to press the president on libya and syria. romney calls the foreign policy dangerous. romney's debate plan is clearly and concisely explains how he can fix the economy. >> i expect to be able to describe that in a way people will understand and if they do, i'll get elected. >> reporter: his running mate, paul ryan is preparing for his debate a week away. >> i really believe in the policies we're providing and we're pursuing. at the end of the day, i'm going to go in and be me. >> reporter: we already know where the candidates will be the morning after wednesday's debate. on thursday, romney and ryan will be in virginia. president obama is remaining in colorado for an event there. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you. the boy scouts of america will inform the police and sheriff's offices of the boys who worked in their ranks. the organization has been keeping information for decades. they have been orders to release the files from 1965 to 1985. now a spokesman for the scouts says the o